Category Archives: Arts and culture

Are you Guelph’s top speller?

Buzzzz…hear that? The Guelph Public Library is hosting a Spelling Bee for students in grades 4, 5, and 6 on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10 am to noon at the Main Library (100 Norfolk Street).

Guelph Museums art show revisits In Flanders Fields – reception and Fourth Friday concert on March 27

John McCrae’s poem, In Flanders Fields, is being interpreted anew by Guelph and Wellington County artists as part of a Guelph Museums iuried art show, entitled Remembering In Flanders Fields. The exhibit, which opens on March 27, 2015 at the Civic Museum, is one of a number of initiatives Guelph Museums is planning to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the poem’s writing.

‘Agents of change’ support Guelph Public Library

Over 190 library lovers – or better known as undercover secret agents of change – helped to write another chapter in the mission for a new main library headquarters in Guelph! The Guelph Public Library’s third annual Evening for Book Lovers: The Spy Who Loves Reading fundraiser held on Saturday, February 28th, 2015 at the Hanlon Convention Centre was a huge success – generating over $16,000 at this novel affair. Hosted by Magic 106.1 FM radio personality Lisa Richards, the espionage themed evening was proudly sponsored by Meridian Credit Union and featured entertainment by Viva Las Vegas and Flashpoint productions.

Fourth Friday at Guelph Civic Museum Celebrates Black History Month

As part of Fourth Fridays, Guelph Museums and the Guelph Black Heritage Society are presenting blues singer-songwriter Malachi Greenidge and two movies – “The Sistahs Concert” and “Koo Nimo Palm Wine Guitar”— on Friday, February 27, at the Guelph Civic Museum.